an angle greater than 180° and less than 360°.
noun, Physiology. 1. the nerve pathways followed by an impulse during a reflex. noun 1. (physiol) the neural pathway over which impulses travel to produce a reflex action, consisting of at least one afferent (receptor) and one efferent (effector) neuron reflex arc n. The route followed by nerve impulses to produce a reflex act, from […]
noun 1. a camera in which the image appears on a ground-glass viewer (focusing screen) after being reflected by a mirror or after passing through a prism or semitransparent glass; in one type (single-lens reflex camera) light passes through the same lens to both the ground glass and the film, while in another type (twin-lens […]
- Reflex cough
reflex cough n. A cough caused by irritation in some distant part, such as the ear or the stomach.
adjective 1. bent backward or downward, as a leaf. adjective 1. Physiology. noting or pertaining to an involuntary response to a stimulus, the nerve impulse from a receptor being transmitted inward to a nerve center that in turn transmits it outward to an effector. 2. occurring in reaction; responsive. 3. cast back; reflected, as light, […]